James Garner (1928 - 2014)

Film deaths

  • Heartsounds (1984) [Harold Lear]: Dies (off-screen) of a heart condition. (Thanks to Mac)
  • The Distinguished Gentleman (1992) [Congressman Jeff Johnson]: Dies of a heart attack while having sex with a young woman in his office. (Thanks to Mac)
  • Twilight (1998) [Raymond Hope]: Shot to death by Paul Newman in James' home. (Thanks to Andre and Mike)
  • Atlantis: The Lost Empire (2001; animated) [Commander Lyle Tiberius Rourke]: Shattered into fragments after being transformed into a rock/lava monster.
  • The Notebook (2004) [Duke]: Dies (off-screen) in his sleep at the nursing home a short time after having a heart attack; his body is shown afterwards when Starletta DuPois enters and discovers that James and Gena Rowlands have both died in their sleep while holding hands. (Thanks to Libby)
  • The Ultimate Gift (2006) [Red Stevens]: Dies (off-screen) of unspecified natural causes, shortly before the start of the movie; he only appears in videotaped messages that Drew Fuller watches periodically throughout the movie.

TV deaths

Notable Connections

Brother of actor Jack Garner.

Mrs. Lois Clark

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